Hughes will be responsible for handling relationships with national and regional broker/dealer and bank channels. He will be based in Chicago and will report to Michael Woods, a Managing Director, CEO and US Head of Distribution for DWS Investments Distributors, Inc.
Hughes is joining DWS from Van Kampen, where he worked as an executive director in national accounts.
“We are delighted to welcome Michael to DWS Investments,” said Woods. “His experience and success working with national and regional broker dealers and banks will be central in helping us to meet the changing-needs of our growing client-base.